Minnesota

16 hours ago
A key north-south connection is coming to the St. Paul bicycle lane network.
Pioneer Press
August 3, 2018, 1pm PDT
Forty bus routes are losing trips because the Twin Cities have been unable to recruit and retain sufficient drivers to run the system.
Minnesota Public Radio News
July 30, 2018, 1pm PDT
A columnist presents criticisms and recommendations for both sides of the density debate as Minneapolis considers a new comprehensive plan.
Star Tribune
July 28, 2018, 5am PDT
Action Plan III will plot the next four years of work by the Great lakes Restoration Initiative.
Urban Milwaukee
July 25, 2018, 5am PDT
The public comment period for the draft Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan will wrap up soon. City council members are already responding to concerns from singe-family neighborhood residents about the density proposed in the plan.
Star Tribune
July 18, 2018, 6am PDT
The City Council will still have to approve the likely controversial idea of allowing accessory dwelling units citywide in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Pioneer Press
July 11, 2018, 2pm PDT
Areas of the city historically overburdened with air pollution and brownfield sites will be targeted with local food programs and policies to create and bolster green spaces.
Sustainable City Networks
July 11, 2018, 10am PDT
Plans for a sizable eco-friendly development on the site of St. Paul's Twin Cities Assembly Plant have drawn support from many, including the city's young mayor. But density opponents remain unconvinced.
CityLab
June 21, 2018, 10am PDT
Minneapolis is, by many accounts, home to a thriving economy. Why then, are there so many vacant properties in the city?
Star Tribune
June 20, 2018, 8am PDT
The Riverview transit corridor has plenty of local support. Now planners will get to work.
The Pioneer Press
June 6, 2018, 6am PDT
Increasing costs mean local agencies need to dig in their heels if they expect to receive funding from the federal government.
Minneapolis Star Tribune
June 1, 2018, 2pm PDT
FiveThirtyEight explores how planners in the Midwest are trying to get ahead of an intensifying climate.
FiveThirtyEight
May 29, 2018, 12pm PDT
The state of Minnesota is disinclined, so far, to pay for the project, but St. Paul officials are looking to invest big money to replace a large parking garage in the downtown entertainment district.
Streets MN
May 24, 2018, 6am PDT
The 2018 ParkScore is now available.
Trust for Public Land
May 22, 2018, 8am PDT
Minneapolis is working to set the pace nationally for pro-housing initiatives focusing specifically on ending segregation.
Next City
May 16, 2018, 5am PDT
The city of Edina, Minnesota, provides an example of the suburban reaction to a wave of multi-family residential construction.
MinnPost
May 13, 2018, 1pm PDT
U.S. PIRG wants states to use funding from multi-billion dollar Volkswagen settlements to convert the nation's school bus fleet, 95% of which is diesel-powered, to zero-emission buses to reduce children's exposure to toxic air pollution.
U.S. Pirg
May 2, 2018, 6am PDT
The Twin Cities found the secret to bus service success, but it was never really a secret.
Streetsblog USA
April 25, 2018, 2pm PDT
In 1997, Milwaukee Road Depot in central Minneapolis was filled with parking lots and little else. Today, it's a mix of shops, housing, offices, and entertainment venues.
MinnPost
April 22, 2018, 5am PDT
More than half of American tenants are rent-burdened, putting them at risk of displacement. A national collaboration with PolicyLink hopes to help.
Curbed